PM directs PTI leaders to get ready for local govt elections


ISLAMABAD – The federal authorities has determined to begin direct subsidy programme for poor phase of society. The choice to this impact was taken in core committee assembly of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan within the chair.  

Talking on the event, Prime Minister Imran Khan mentioned he’s conscious of difficulties confronted by poor folks on account of inflation within the nation. He mentioned the federal government is increasing the scope of Sehat Card, Kisan Card and Ehsaas program. He expressed reservations over the scarcity of flour in Sindh.

Earlier, Particular Assistant for Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar briefed the Prime Minister on the Ehsaas Focused Subsidy Programme. She briefed that via this program, Ehsaas eligible households will obtain reductions on buy from grocery shops on particular objects.

Later, briefing the media, Minister for Data and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain mentioned PTI management from Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh attended the assembly. He mentioned Prime Minister has directed the authorities to take instant steps to offer aid to the center class.

The Minister mentioned Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab are able to take part in Ehsaas Subsidy Program.

He mentioned the federal government wishes that Sindh and Balochistan additionally change into program’s half.


Chaudhry Fawad Hussain mentioned on account of steady delay within the launch of wheat by the Sindh authorities, 20 kg bag of flour within the province is 400 rupees dearer than in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He mentioned the Prime Minister will announce enormous applications in coming days.


Additionally, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the provincial and central management to instantly kick off mass contact marketing campaign. Data Minister Fawad Chaudhary after the assembly advised the media that the core committee mentioned the native authorities elections in Punjab with particular focus.


The PM additionally directed the get together management to organize schedules of the native authorities elections in order that the get together might  win the native authorities elections with correct homework.


Earlier, PM Imran Khan chaired assembly to debate the prevailing financial scenario within the nation and worth hike.

Adviser to PM on Finance Shaukat Tarin  joined the assembly from Washington  via video hyperlink.

The Data Minister advised the media that the PM directed for instant provision of financial aid to  most affected folks within the nation and likewise directed SAPM Sania Nishtar  to develop the scope of the Ehsaas program subsidy to weak segments of the society.

The Data Minister mentioned Punjab and KP provinces are able to be a part of this system and provided Sindh and Balochistan to be a part of this program.

“The worth of 20 kg flour bag in Sindh is 4 hundred rupees increased than in Punjab and KP which is of nice concern for us”, Data Minister Fawad Chaudhary mentioned.

He additionally mentioned the Sindh authorities has not launched the  wheat to flour mills which grew to become the rationale  for the worth hike of flour.

“We now have been stressing upon the Sindh authorities to launch extra wheat to flour mills in order that the worth of the flour might be decreased”, Fawad Ch mentioned. He expressed the hope that after the sugarcane crushing season begins there could be instant decline within the sugar worth adopted by discount within the worth of flour in Punjab and KP. Fawad Ch mentioned the Prime Minister would announce main financial aid applications within the days to  come for the general public.

“If costs of meals objects witness a gradual decline which went excessive on account of rise in petroleum costs earlier, it might present aid to the widespread man,” the Data Minister remarked.